Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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MOAB
monoclonal antibody
MOBP
bleomycin, cisplatin, mitomycin, and vincristine
modafinil
A drug that is being studied as a treatment for fatigue in patients with cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called stimulants
modality
A method of treatment. For example, surgery and chemotherapy are treatment modalities
modified radical mastectomy
(mas-TEK-toe-mee) Surgery for breast cancer in which the breast, most or all of the lymph nodes under the arm, and the lining over the chest muscles are removed. Sometimes the surgeon also More…
Mohs surgery
A surgical technique used to treat skin cancer. Individual layers of cancerous tissue are removed and examined under a microscope one at a time until all cancerous tissue has been removed More…
molar pregnancy
A rare cancer in women of childbearing age in which cancer cells grow in the tissues that are formed in the uterus after conception. Also called gestational trophoblastic disease, More…
mold
A form of fungus. Some molds can cause disease in humans
mole
A benign growth on the skin (usually tan, brown, or flesh-colored) that contains a cluster of melanocytes and surrounding supportive tissue
molecular mass
The sum of the atomic masses of all atoms in a molecule, based on a scale in which the atomic masses of hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen are 1, 12, 14, and 16, respectively. For More…
molecular risk assessment
A procedure in which biomarkers (for example, biological molecules or changes in tumor cell DNA) are used to estimate a person’s risk for developing cancer. Specific biomarkers may be More…
molecule
The smallest particle of a substance that has all of the physical and chemical properties of that substance. Molecules are made up of one or more atoms. If they contain more than one atom, More…
Monoclonal antibodies
(MAH-no-KLO-nul AN-tih-BAH-dee) A laboratory-produced substance that can locate and bind to cancer cells wherever they are in the body. Many monoclonal antibodies are used in cancer More…
monoclonal antibody
(MAH-no-KLO-nul AN-tih-BAH-dee) A laboratory-produced substance that can locate and bind to cancer cells wherever they are in the body. Many monoclonal antibodies are used in cancer More…
monoclonal antibody 3F8
A type of monoclonal antibody used in cancer detection or therapy. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced substances that can locate and bind to cancer cells
monocyte
A type of white blood cell
Montanide ISA-51
A drug used in vaccine therapy to stimulate the immune system
MOP
mechlorethamine, procarbazine, and vincristine
MOPP
prednisone, procarbazine, mechlorethamine HCI, and vincristine
MOPP/ABV
bleomycin, doxorubicin, mechlorethamine, prednisone, procarbazine, vinblastine, and vincristine
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